One year ago today, Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha police officer. Coming a few months after the murder of George Floyd, the shooting […]
In 2020, MPD deployed chemical weapons in record amounts
The Madison Police Department deployed more tear gas during Black Lives Matter protests in late May and early June than they did in the prior 16 years combined. Over just […]
After Kenosha Prosecutor Announces No Charges, Hear Jacob Blake’...
Tuesday afternoon, Kenosha’s top prosecutor held an hours-long press conference explaining why he would not bring charges against Rusten Sheskey, the white Kenosha Police Officer who in August shot Jacob […]
Rusten Sheskey, officer who shot Jacob Blake, to face no charges
Rusten Sheskey will face no criminal charges for firing seven shots into 29-year-old Jacob Blake in late August. Kenosha District Attorney Michael Graveley announced his decision just a few hours […]
Despite growing public support, ‘Hands Up Act’ faces uphil...
A Change.org petition to pass a bill called the Hands Up Act, which would stipulate a mandatory minimum 15 year prison sentence for police officers who shoot unarmed people, has […]
Wisconsin DOJ identifies officer who shot Jacob Blake
(Photo c/o Chali Pittman) Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul has identified the Kenosha Police Officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back on Sunday. The officer, Rusten Sheskey, […]